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Articles from the April 6, 2016 edition

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 By Madeline Weiss    News    April 6, 2016

Bear Trap celebrates eight years in business

Margaret Weber, owner of the Bear Trap Bar & Café in Riverside, knew she didn’t want to be in Seattle anymore. As she thought of new enterprises, the Platte Valley was an easy choice—Weber had... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

WSGA seeks nominations for Bucholz award

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the Kurt Bucholz Award, which honors an individual who exemplifies the core beliefs held by Kurt Bucholz, D.V.M. during his lifetime of dedicated public service and commitment to conserv... Full story


Kenneth E. Anderson

Kenneth E. "Andy" Anderson, a partner in Saratoga Land and Cattle Company, died of natural causes in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Thursday, March 31. He was born in Miller, Kan. on July 29, 1923 to Elsie and Carl Anderson. Shortly after his father died in... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    April 6, 2016

Legacy Foundation offers Platte Valley scholarships

With graduation just around the corner, and the Platte Valley Legacy Foundation (PVLF) sitting on $10,000 in scholarship funds, Susan Wallace, secretary for the foundation, is keen to get the word... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    April 6, 2016

USFS seeks funding requests

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is currently soliciting funding requests for local natural resources projects through the Medicine Bow-Routt Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The USFS is seeking recommendations for projects to fund that will enhance... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    News    April 6, 2016

USDA seeking grant applications

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Cheyenne announced that it is seeking applications for grants and loans to establish or expand businesses in rural areas. According to the USDA’s news release, the agency has $37 million to be loaned,... Full story


Keeping your cool

There it sits. Holed up in a corner of your house specially designed to accommodate it. It works tirelessly—24 hours a day, seven days a week—with little or no complaint (mine groans... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

'Building trust, restoring hope'

Each year, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Victim/Witness Program recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. April 10 - 16, marks the annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime v... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

Prescribed Burn set for Sierra Madres

Fire crews working at the Medicine Bow National Forest hope to conduct a prescribed burn in the northwest portion of the Sierra Madre Range sometime in the next month. The burn units are located on National Forest System lands managed by the Brush... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

Gary Beach Scholarship available

The Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation (WNRF) will be awarding the annual Gary Beach memorial scholarship. This $1,200 scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year is available to University of Wyoming students enrolled at the junior level or higher.... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

Speech night Monday

The Wyoming 1A/2A State Champion Carbon County School District No. 2 speech and debate team will host its annual Speech Night at 8 p.m. April 11 at the Platte Valley Community Center. The public is eagerly encouraged to attend. The evening will... Full story

 By Fred Broschart    Sports    April 6, 2016

Track teams stuck on starting line

Bad weather in Wheatland meant both Saratoga and Encampment schools’ track teams stayed home this weekend rather than attending the Wheatland Invite that had been scheduled for Saturday. According to SHS track coach Rex Holnholt, the event in... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

National Library Week

The Carbon County Library System announced several special events this month, including National Library Week, which runs from April 11 to April 16. Other events for the month include the Encampment School Art Show display, a book discussion group... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    April 6, 2016

Back to business

Katie Loose, Bradley Bifano and Thomas Ingraham, of Saratoga High School (SHS), took second in Emerging Business Issues as a team at the state Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

Carbon County girls to attend American Legion state session

Perri Freeman, of Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow (HEM) High School, and Ellen Kenneda, of Elk Mountain, were selected to attend the 74th session of American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State to be held on the campus of Northwest College in... Full story

 By Max Miller    Lifestyles    April 6, 2016

Racking up some fun at the Wyoming Open

Late Saturday night, a young gentleman won nearly $2,000 betting $100 a throw on who could pitch quarters the closest to a spot on top of a pool table. Railbirds are strange creatures. Whether... Full story

 By Max Miller    News    April 6, 2016

Living in large carnivore country

The first canister of inert bear spray that Dan Thompson triggered in the parking lot of the Saratoga Town Hall was a dud. "That's why you don't let them expire," Thompson told the assembled group of... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 6, 2016

BLM advises antler hunters to keep to the road

Antler shed gatherers and all recreationists need to drive on existing roads. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) reminds people planning to drive on public lands this spring that it is illegal to travel off existing roads in a motorized vehicle.... Full story


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